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Co. Pizza and Clo Wine Bar, New York City

As well as planning on meeting up with my blogging friends for brunch last weekend in NYC, I was excited to see Chef Sarah again who I met when I was “On the Menu” with Bertolli at the Foodbuzz Festival in November.  We have kept in touch and I was thrilled when she agreed to […]

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NYC blogger brunch extravaganza!

Neil and I are planners. A Virgo and a Taurus suffering from wanderlust need to have at least one vacation planned at all times.  So I have known about last weekend’s trip to New York since nearly before I was blogging. I have certainly known about it since before I met all the wonderful people […]

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Daring Bakers May – Pièce Montée

[donotprint] The May 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Cat of Little Miss Cupcake. Cat challenged everyone to make a piece montée, or croquembouche, based on recipes from Peter Kump’s Baking School in Manhattan and Nick Malgieri. As soon as I saw this recipe, I had three thoughts: 1. I SO do not need […]

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Les Petits Chefs – Food Revolution Week 9

[donotprint] The boys have been begging me to make a sweet treat and I relented this week with Jamie’s fruit scones. I had already seen them made with great success, notably by Rachael (La Fuji Mama)’s daughter who is so much younger than the boys in my cooking club and they have been on my […]

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A long weekend in New York City – some glimpses

As many of you know, Neil and I took advantage of Canada’s Victoria Day long weekend to take a quick trip to New York.  You know it was my birthday birthmonth after all, right?  Our plans? Eating, drinking, lots of walking, meeting old and new friends and trying to fit as much into 2 1/2 […]

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Anna Olson’s Sour Cream Apple Cake

[donotprint] This month’s Food Network Canada Cooking Club Challenge was Anna Olson’s Sour Cream Apple “coffee” Cake (named because it’s a cake you might serve with coffee, not because it has coffee as an ingredient).  I was excited to try this as I really love cakes made with either yoghurt or sour cream – helps […]

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